Moushumi Chatterjee Biography, Age, Husband, Education, Career, Children, & More

Moushumi Chatterjee, a renowned Indian actress, gained popularity for her exceptional chemistry with superstars such as Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Mehra. She was born on April 26, 1948, and annually celebrates her birthday on April 24th.

Moushumi Chatterjee Biography

Originally hailing from Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, Moushumi Chatterjee is an accomplished actress. She attained great fame and success during the 1970s as one of the highest-paid actresses in Hindi films. Some of her notable appearances include films like “Prineeta” (1969), “Anuraag” (1972), “Ghulam Begam Baadshah” (1973), “Humshakal” (1974), and “Sabse Bada Rupaiya” (1976).

Moushumi Chatterjee Picture
Moushumi Chatterjee Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Indira Chattopadhyaya
Nickname N/A
DOB (Date of Birth) 26 April 1948
Age 75 Years
Birth Place Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Religion Hinduism
Address Gitanjali building, Khar, Mumbai


School Not known
College Did not attend
Qualification High school Graduate

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 3”
Meter 1.60 m
Centimeters  160 cm
Weight 65 kg, 143 lbs
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Prantosh Chattopadhyaya
Mother Name Not Known
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Marital Status Married
Husband Jayant Mukherjee
Children Daughters- Payal, Megha


Boyfriend Not known


Profession Actress, politician
Net Worth $1.9 million


color Red
Food Dessi Food
Actor/Actress Tanuja, Kajol, Tabbu, Dev Anand, Rishi Kapoor
Movie Khyal
Song Simti Hui Yeh Ghadiyan
Hobbies Watching movies, listening to music, traveling, cooking
Moushumi Chatterjee Childhood Picture
Moushumi Chatterjee Childhood Picture
Moushumi Chatterjee Young Age Picture
Moushumi Chatterjee Young Age Picture
Moushumi Chatterjee with his Husband (Jayant Mukherjee)
Moushumi Chatterjee with her Husband (Jayant Mukherjee)
Moushumi Chatterjee with his Daughter (Megha)
Moushumi Chatterjee with her Daughter (Megha)


Moushumi Chatterjee’s father, Prantosh Chattopadhyaya, served in the Indian Army, while her grandfather held the esteemed position of a judge. Originally named Indira during her childhood, she later decided to change her name to Moushumi. She has two siblings, a brother, and a sister, completing her family.


She did a High school Graduate. She belongs to a Hinduism family.


Moushumi Chatterjee was born to Bengali parents in 1948 in Calcutta, India. Now she is 75 years old. Her Height in centimeters is 160 Cm and the Height of Moushumi Chatterjee in meters is 1.60m.

Husband & Children

Moushumi Chatterjee entered into matrimony at a young age with Jayanta Mukherjee. Her husband, Jayanta Mukherjee, is the son of the renowned music composer and singer Hemant Kumar. The couple was blessed with two daughters, Payal Mukherjee, and Megha Chatterjee. However, it is with great sadness that we acknowledge the untimely passing of their daughter Payal on December 13, 2019. The loss of a child is a deeply painful experience for any parent.

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Moushumi Chatterjee made her remarkable film debut in the Bengali blockbuster “Balika Badhu” (1967), directed by Tarun Majumdar. This marked the beginning of her illustrious career in the film industry. She soon ventured into Hindi cinema, where she gained recognition for her roles in films like “Prineeta” (1969), “Anuraag” (1972), and “Ghulam Begam Baadshah” (1973). Her Hindi film debut as a leading lady came in “Anuraag,” directed by Shakti Samanta. Following that, she appeared in notable movies such as “Naina,” “Kuchhe Dhaage,” “Benaam,” and “Humshakal,” showcasing her versatility as an actress.

Awards & Achievements List

  • In 2016, Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards for Lifetime Award.
  • In 1968 Bengal Film Journalists’ Association awarded for Best Actress for her performance in Balika Badhu (1967).
  • Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.
  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Bengali for the movie Goynar Baksho (2013).
  • Bengal Film Journalists’ Association award for Best Supporting Actress Award for performance in the movie Roti Kapda Aur Makaan in 1974.

Net Worth

Moushumi Chatterjee is a renowned actress who has achieved significant success in her career. While it is difficult to determine the exact net worth of individuals, it is estimated that her net worth is approximately $1.9 million.

Movies List

Here is Movies list of actor Moushumi Chatterjee.

  • Zindagi (1976)
  • Zehreela Insaan (1974)
  • Us-Paar (1974)
  • Umar Qaid (1975)
  • Tumhari Kasam (1978)
  • The Cheat
  • Swarg Narak (1978)
  • Sabse Bada Rupaiya (1976)
  • Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
  • Raftaar (1975)
  • Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan (1978)
  • Parineeta (1969)
  • Natak (1975)
  • Naina (1973)
  • Mazaaq (1975)
  • Kuchhe Dhaage (1973)
  • Jai Bajrang Bali (1976)
  • Humshakal (1974)
  • Ghulam Begam Badshah (1973)
  • Ek baap chhe bete
  • Do Jhoot (1975)
  • Benaam (1974)
  • Balika Badhu (1967)
  • Badla (1974)
  • Anuraag (1972)
  • Anindita (1972)
  • Anari (1975)
  • Anand Ashram (1977/I)
  • Ab Kya Hoga (1977)
  • And other

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